Thursday, May 28, 2009

Bulgaria Opens European Philatelic Exhibition 2009

The European Philatelic Exhibition Bulgaria 2009 opened in Sofia on Wednesday according to the Sofia News Agency.

The event marks the 130th anniversary of the founding the Bulgarian post and the issuing the first Bulgarian post stamps "Centimes" (1879).

The exhibition is being held at the halls of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia from May 27 until May 31, 2009.

The exhibit was opened by the Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, and is under the patronage of the Federation of European Philatelic Associations and the World Philatelic Federation.

The exhibition features top philatelic items as well as collections of the latest European postal stamps.

To visit the exhibition's Web site, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM